If we are to truly restore respect in our profession, then it has to come from us in the first instance. How can we expect others to celebrate teachers if we don’t celebrate ourselves?
The team at the head of the Australian union movement has been re-elected to serve another term.
Find out more about this year's awards. Influenced by the UN Day of Peace, this year's theme is "Peace and Equity in a Pandemic"
The QTU family was devastated at the news that QTU Life Member Roselynne Anderson has passed away suddenly following an unexpected illness.
Engagement in our democratic structures supports all of our members and is part of what makes our job as teachers so rewarding and meaningful.
QTU Vice-President Leah Olsson visits state schools along North Queensland's Dinosaur Trail.
How Reps and the leadership team, working together, have been able to make a difference on workload.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the QTU will maintain its advocacy on behalf of teachers and school leaders to ensure they are safe at work and their health, wellbeing and workload is always front and centre.
The status and dignity of the teaching profession are enhanced when the voice of teachers is heard in the field of education research.
Queensland school student Malia Knox has big plans to fix the gender disparity in public places across Queensland.
Following consultation with the QTU, the P-12 Curriculum and Reporting Framework (P-12 CARF) was released at the start of Term 3 for implementation in 2022.
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. For Sunshine Coast school teacher and QTU member Tennille Bainbridge, her journey began with a single word.
Singing is a natural antidepressant that releases more endorphins in the brain than eating chocolate.
Although many significant steps have been taken towards reconciliation, future gains are likely to take just as much, if not more, effort and courage.
QTU members across the state have been having their say in the development of our EB10 claim. But what exactly is enterprise bargaining and how does the process work?
There has been a bit of “movement at the station” in the CQU EB negotiations since the last Journal.
Wednesday 11 August was National TAFE Day, and while COVID restrictions meant that in-person celebrations were not possible in all regions of Queensland, members elsewhere made sure that the day didn’t go by unmarked.
The QTU has repeatedly raised the inadequacy of the MyHR WHS Incident Reporting module with the Department of Education. This has prompted several commitments that could foreshadow systemic improvements.
The QCT has been staging regional celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of a teacher registration authority, with events taking place in Townsville, Rockhampton, Toowoomba, Cairns and Longreach.
2022 student free days / consultation around flexible PD hours
The Australian Government's "Roadmap for Respect" claims that employers have a positive duty to ensure employees are not exposed to health and safety risks in the workplace, including sexual harassment.